home > authors > Moshe Dayan

Moshe Dayan

Found 40 thoughts of Moshe Dayan

If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.

Moshe Dayan

It was in our power to cause the Arab governments to renounce the policy of strength toward Israel by turning it into a demonstration of weakness.

Moshe Dayan

To aim and hit, you need one eye only, and one good finger.

Moshe Dayan

I make no pretenses. I'm studying day and night in order to complete my B.A. in less than two years, but I manage to be in Tel Aviv on the weekend.

Moshe Dayan

The Old City of Jerusalem is in our hands.

Moshe Dayan

I know that plans and reality may be two different things, but I think my demands on life are minimal.

Moshe Dayan

We are a small nation, but strong.

Moshe Dayan

A new State of Israel with broad frontiers, strong and solid, with the authority of the Israel Government extending from the Jordan to the Suez Canal.

Moshe Dayan

There is not one single place built in this country that did not have a former Arab population.

Moshe Dayan

It isn't a secret that my heart is damaged. All the treatments and medications haven't been effective.

Moshe Dayan

Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist.

Moshe Dayan

Let us not today fling accusation at the murderers. What cause have we to complain about their fierce hatred to us?

Moshe Dayan

I feel I've lived so long, and went through so much, that all I want is calm and rest.

Moshe Dayan

Soldiers of Israel, we have no aims of conquest. Our purpose is to bring to naught the attempts of the Arab armies to conquer our land.

Moshe Dayan

The method of collective punishment so far has proved effective.

Moshe Dayan

We should demand his blood not from the Arabs of Gaza but from ourselves. Let us make our reckoning today.

Moshe Dayan

The only method that proved effective, not justified or moral but effective, when Arabs plant mines on our side.

Moshe Dayan

Supreme efforts must be made to acquire more arms and ammunitions until the date of the clash, but one thing must not be made dependent on the other.

Moshe Dayan

I have traveled a long road from the battlefield to the peace table.

Moshe Dayan

After all, we are not children. It's time we planned our life.

Moshe Dayan

The day will come, and very soon, you'll be knitting, and I'll be reading and the darling will be crawling on the rug.

Moshe Dayan

Arabs cross to collect the grain that they left in the abandoned villages and we set mines for them and they go back without an arm or a leg.

Moshe Dayan

Let us not be afraid to see the hatred that consumes the lives of hundreds of thousands of Arabs who sit around us and wait for the moment when their hands will be able to reach our blood.

Moshe Dayan

There is no more Palestine. Finished.

Moshe Dayan

Anyone who has practical ideas or proposal to encourage emigration, let him speak up. No idea or proposal is to be dismissed out of hand.

Moshe Dayan
1 2   Next